What: TEDxSMU Women
When: Thurs. Nov. 2nd @ 8:30AM
Where: SMU Hughes- Trigg Student Center
3140 Dyer St., Dallas, TX 75205
Why: TEDWomen is a TED event that focuses on women and women’s issues. TED will expand upon the ideas brought up at TEDWomen, while also relating it back to the women of Dallas.
What: The Real Estate Council presents TREC Shark Tank
When: Thurs. Nov. 2nd @ 6:00PM
Where: Gilley’s Dallas
1135 S. Lamar St., Dallas, TX 75215
Why: TREC Shark Tank(modeled after the show) is an event to highlight investment and economic development opportunities in Southern Dallas. Three teams will pitch projects to redevelop city. Host: Demond Fernandez of WFAA, Special Guests: Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban.
What: Jazz on the Green
When: Thurs. Nov. 2nd & Nov. 9th @ 7:00PM – 9:00PM
Where: Klyde Warren Park
2012 Woodall Rodgers Fwy., Dallas, TX 75201
Why: Join us for Jazz on the Green, a free concert series featuring the University of North Texas music program: One O’Clock Jazz Band, UNT Vocal Jazz Groups and UNT Latin Jazz Club.
What: Bill Engvall
When: Thurs. Nov. 2nd @ 7:30PM
Where: Winspear Opera House
2403 Flora St., Dallas, TX 75201
Why: The “Blue Collar” and “Here’s Your Sign” comedian graduated from Richardson High School and started his standup career in Dallas clubs.
What: State of Texas Arbor Day Celebration
When: Fri. Nov. 3rd @ 10:00AM
Where: Downtown Grand Prairie
200 W. Main St., Grand Prairie, TX 75050
Why: Grand Prairie will host the official Texas State Arbor Day Celebration. Guests can pick up free TX Red Oak seedlings (w/ instructions) & browse educational (& kid-friendly) booths that cover outdoor-related topics.
What: 4th Annual TX Beer Week Brewer’s Ball
When: Fri. Nov. 3rd @ 7:00PM – 10:00PM
Where: Union Station
400 S. Houston St., Dallas, TX 75202
Why: Celebrate NTX Beer Week at the 4th annual Brewer’s Ball. Sample great brews and enjoy bites from some of the area’s best beer-centric restaurants. Get fancy and rub elbows with other beer enthusiasts.
What: Day of the Dead Ball
When: Fri. Nov. 3rd @ 7:30PM – 11:00PM
Where: Arts Mission Oak Cliff
410 S. Windomere, Dallas, TX 75208
Why: Come dressed in black to celebrate loved ones who have gone before us. Artists on site to help with makeup. Ballroom is adults-only but there will be child care with themed crafts, snacks and games for the kids.
What: Ringo Starr and His All Star Band
When: Fri. Nov. 3rd @ 8:00PM
Where: Toyota Music Factory
300 W. Las Colinas Blvd., Irving, TX 75039
Why: Ringo Starr and his All Star Band: Multi- Instrumentalist- Todd Rundgren, guitarist Steve Lukather, singer Richard Page, singer/keyboardist Gregg Rollie, Saxophonist Warren Ham and drummer Gregg Bissonette.
What: Dallas Bike Ride
When: Sat. Nov. 4th @ 8:00AM
Where: Dallas City Hall
1500 Marilla St., Dallas, TX 75201
Why: Come celebrate cycling where you can adventure around Big D by bike with no cars. Enjoy a 20 mile car- free fun, recreational ride with friends & neighbors on safe streets, offering beautiful skyline views.
What: Insane Inflatable 5K
When: Sat. Nov. 4th @ 8:30AM
Where: Vandergriff Park
2800 S. Center St., Arlington, TX 76104
Why: The Insane Inflatable 5K, a fun fitness run series made up of 11+ extreme inflatable obstacles, is designed to be accessible to everyone – from competitive runners to weekend warriors to armchair athletes.
What: University Crossing presents Mockingbird Bridge and Trail Community Event
When: Sat. Nov. 4th @ 9:00AM (Glencoe) and 10AM (Mockingbird Station)
Where: Glencoe Park Mockingbird Station
3700 Glencoe St., Dallas, TX 75206 5307 E Mockingbird Ln., Dallas, TX 75206
Why: University Crossing will celebrate the opening of the Mockingbird Bridge and Trail with a special community event at Glencoe Park and Mockingbird Station. The event will include food and fun.
What: Festival at the Switchyard
When: Sat. Nov. 4th @ 11:00AM
Where: Historic Downtown Carrollton
1102 W. Main St., Carrollton, TX 75006
Why: The Festival will have a full day of fun with live entertainment (The Toadies & Everclear), free rides & games, and free activities for all ages including bungee trampolines, a zip line, face painting, and more.